West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Chief Mamata Banerjee joined micro-blogging site Twitter today with the handle MamataOfficial. Her first tweet read as: "A New Year. A new beginning for me on Twitter."
Her Twitter handle was launched at 1:04 pm, and within an hour of its launch she managed to garner 50 favourites to her tweet, it was also re-tweeted 55 times.
The Chief Minister has a Facebook page which has 997563 likes.
Her Facebook post today read as, "Today is the Foundation Day of All India Trinamool Congress. We are 16+ now. My heartiest greetings and best wishes to Maa, Maati, Manush and all the well-wishers for their blessings, support and encouragement. We are committed to work for development of the people. We look forward to your help and co-operation. Happy New Year to all."